37 Pleasant Street | New London, NH | 603.526.6368

In order to conserve resources and remain fiscally responsible, we are no longer printing a monthly newsletter. Please contact COA at 526-6368 if you would like to be emailed a monthly program list.

Keys to the Valley Housing Initiative

Tuesday, December 10th at 10:00am

Ensuring that those who want to stay here, or come here, have safe and affordable places to live is key to the long-term sustainability and success of our region. Therefore, in 2019 to 2020, three regional planning commissions have joined together to help address this critical issue.

We need your help, ideas and participation in these conversations on the places we live. Please join us at the Chapin Senior Center on December 10th at 10am to learn more, share your story of home and how aging has impacted your experience, and discuss ways we may move forward.

To learn more visit our website at www.keystothevalley.com. Please call COA at 526-6368 to register.


Join us on Thursday, January 23rd

for delicious dining at The Coach House Restaurant for

Thursday’s Child

earning critical charitable support for the Chapin Senior Center

Our friends at the New London Inn have again invited COA to partake in this important evening of giving back to our community.

Join friends, neighbors, and fellow COA members for this incredibly fun, important evening of delightful food, drink, and community support.

Please make your reservations by calling the Inn at 603.526.2791


Lunch Trip to Newick’s Lobster House, Concord

Thursday, January 16th

COA will be covering the cost of the bus. Participants are responsible for the cost of their meals.

Please call COA at 526-6368 to register by January 13th to reserve your seat on the bus.

Bus leaves from the daycare parking lot across from COA at 11:15am.

This trip was originally scheduled in October, but was postponed due to weather.


Enjoy a Free 15-Minute Chair Massage

Thursday, January 16th

Appointments beginning at 10:00am

Please see the desk volunteer to schedule an appointment.

Massages provided by Teresa Colangelo, Licensed Massage Therapist.

Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment.


CBD Oil – It’s Uses, Benefits & Risks

Tuesday, February 18th at 10:00am

Christopher R. Lopez, ParmD, BCACP, CDE

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has been touted for a number of health benefits. But it's important to know it’s uses, benefits and risks. Join New London Hospital pharmacist Christopher Lopez to learn more about CBD oil.

Call COA at 526-6368 to register.


AARP Presents - “The best defense against being a victim of frauds and scams is education”

Tuesday, March 3rd at 10:00am

(Snow date March 31st at 10:00am)

Presented by AARP trained “Fraud Fighter” Marc Boyd

Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft, investment fraud and other types of scams. Last year alone, 12.6 million were victims of identity theft. AARP New Hampshire Fraud Fighters and the Chapin Senior Center are hosting a presentation to teach people the three Rs of fraud: recognize, resist and report. Marc will present and discuss an overview of local and national fraud trends, the Con Artist Playbook, prevention, available resources.

Please call COA at 526-6368 to register.


Savvy Social Security planning; What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement income

Tuesday, March 24th from 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Jon Bicknell, Certified Financial Planner, Cetera Advisors

Social Security is far more complicated than most people realize. The decisions baby boomers make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits they stand to receive over their lifetime.

To help baby boomers better understand the Social Security system, this workshop will cover:

- 5 factors to consider when deciding when to apply for benefits

- When it makes sense to delay benefits -- and when it does not

- Why you should always check your earnings record for accuracy

- How to estimate your benefits

- How to coordinate benefits with your spouse

- How to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits

- How to coordinate Social Security with your other sources of retirement income

Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. Individuals may reserve space by calling COA at 603-526-6368. A light lunch will be served.